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STEM Saturday!
The popular Bright Futures series launches its spring 2013 season at local public libraries in February. Hands-on activities for children and their families will spark their understanding of energy, electricity and electrical engineering. Funded by the grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation, Bright Futures is a partnership of NIU STEM Outreach with libraries in...
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In science fiction, aliens don’t always look like little green men or the beehive-coiffed vixens Captain Kirk usually encounters in Star Trek. In Warren Ellis and Colleen Doran’s graphic novel “Orbiter” – the October selection for the STEMfest SF Teen Read – humans encounter life forms that truly are alien. Ten years after the demise...
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What if the Internet connected directly to your brain? Your favorite songs would play inside your head. Your favorite restaurant would know exactly when you were hungry. You wouldn’t have to waste time in school because you could instantly look up anything you ever wanted to know. That’s the premise of M.T. Anderson’s “Feed,” a...
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Science fiction isn’t just about Klingon love poems or alien probings; some sci-fi stories are set right here on Earth and can act as a springboard for thinking critically about science and technology in our daily lives. This summer, teens in DeKalb County can experience science fiction in a whole new way. In June, August...